Jackson County shooting suspect considered armed and dangerous
WATERLOO TWP., MI – A suspect in a Tuesday night shooting in Jackson County is considered armed and dangerous.
Darvin Cole, 38, of Henrietta Township, is accused of shooting a man in the leg and fleeing the 10,000 block area of Waterloo-Munith Road on February 23, the Sheriff’s Office said. Jackson County. Police were dispatched to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor at 5:10 pm to speak to the victim.
Cole is 5 feet 6 inches, 140 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes, police said. He was out of jail on bail for stealing snowmobiles and he has a felony warrant for gun theft and a misdemeanor warrant for not showing up to court, police said.
An investigation found that the shooting began after a verbal argument between Cole and the victim, a 33-year-old man from Waterloo Township, police said. Police say Cole shot the victim in the leg with a shotgun before escaping.
A woman drove the victim to Chelsea Hospital, where she was then taken to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital by ambulance. The man is in serious but stable condition, police said.
Detectives try to find Cole as they investigate the shooting. Police are asking all members of the public with information about Cole’s whereabouts to call Detective Kelley Ebersole at 517-768-7932 or the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 517-768-7901. Those who want to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-517-483-7867.
Additional charges for attempted murder are being sought at the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office.
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